Activism

23 Feb 2021

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the Restless Revolutionary of Prose, Dies at 101

Lawrence Ferlinghetti — the poet, the publisher, the painter, the activist, the man who propelled the Beat Movement and brought City Lights to San Francisco — has died at the age of 101. According to his daughter, Julie Sasser, the lifelong provocateur lost his battle Monday with interstitial lung disease.

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19 Feb 2021

2021 is Finally Giving Me Hope

If you have made it this far, congratulations. You have been living in the world of the pandemic for an entire year. You have also made it through four years of hell.

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19 Feb 2021

What I Learned from Organizing a Rent Strike

It’s no secret that the Pandemic has had a devastating toll on New York City. Homelessness is at all time highs, COVID cases are surging, and record numbers of people are leaving the city. The only good thing to come of it is that for the first time since the

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18 Feb 2021

Oakland Names Street After Huey Newton, Co-Founder of the Black Panthers

The street sign for Dr. Huey P. Newton Way, in honor of the late activist, was unveiled on Ninth Street near Mandela Parkway.

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18 Feb 2021

The Bold, Abstract, Portraits of Messy Beck in SF

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Exploring the human figure, sexuality and identity, with a bold, earthy palette and a cubist touch, Messy Beck

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12 Feb 2021

Bake Muffins & Fight Homelessness on National Muffin Day!

National Muffin Day is coming up on Sunday, February 21!  Normally we bake together with big kitchen parties and distribute muffins to people experiencing homelessness, but like everything else in the world, things are different this year. 

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12 Feb 2021

Yes, Big Tech is Too Powerful AND De-Platforming Trump Was Still the Right Move

For the past month, people of the world have woken up every day, slapped their fingers onto their smartphones to silence their morning alarms, unlocked their devices, and scrolled through their social media feeds. And what has been missing the entire time? A single word from former President Donald Trump.

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11 Feb 2021

Gina Carano Finally Fired for Anti-masker & Holocaust Post

It is hard enough in Hollywood to be a vocal Trump supporter or a Christian, but when you add ‘Anti-masker’ and ‘Anti-Trans’ to the equation, you really do become a ‘rebel’ in your industry.  Star Wars The Madalorian star Gina Carano, was officially fired by Disney, after yet another controversial

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